She Shed soil sifter gardening station sign

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Back when the two garden themed stencils were developed, Grit Antiques came out with a She Shed project. I didn’t make a stencil that said She Shed! Miss Clever Jane just got all creative with Shed and made it up. Ever since that project, I vowed to do something She Shed-ish myself! And today was the day. […]

Quirky 2 ladder shelving in the entry

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This super quirky 2 ladder shelving in the entry was all thanks to yet ANOTHER closet redo. Remember the post about the cheap closet kit in my son’s room? The same treatment was done in our little entryway closet, and this was the result. I can’t seem to find the before picture, so I’ll spare you […]

Oversized spring garden tulip crate flowerbed. Literally!

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Oversized spring garden tulip crate flowerbed. This post contains a book review as well as affiliate links in which I earn a small percentage from qualifying purchases through these links, at no extra cost to you. Thank-you for helping to support my blog! GIVEAWAY HAS NOW ENDED. Congrats to #21 Jan! You have been emailed. […]

Garden-themed entry desk on a wall

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Garden sign crate entry table on a wall There’s so much good stuff going on today, I think I’m gonna pop! #1. First off, I LOVE a new project reveal. This garden-themed entry desk on a wall is it! #2. Two new garden themed stencil designs have been launched today! #3. 5 other bloggers have created new projects along […]

Flower filled Baycrest antique wagon by the front door

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When I went to the farmer’s market this past weekend, there was one booth that had this adorable antique wagon.  As soon as I spotted it, I deemed it mine… if they would sell it. Crossing my fingers… SOLD! So today, being so gorgeous out, I was in the mood to do a quick DIY […]

A faux spilled bucket of spring flowers, and a cleaner flower bed

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So… something happened after Journal 3 – just getting on with it. As your comments have come gratefully pouring in, my little brain went KABOOM… and I started hustling. I promise to sit down and read your wonderful comments tonight…. I’m excited at what you had to say! But I think it’s safe to say, the theory […]

Make a broken barrel ring garden orb in minutes!

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Make a broken barrel ring garden orb! . I’m rather excited to share this funky garden junk orb project, because it involves the great outdoors! You’ve asked me for 2 years to post more outdoor projects, so that’s a new goal I’m attempting this year. I’m also excited about today, because this is part of a […]

Learn how to make this reclaimed scrap wood window box

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Learn how to make this reclaimed scrap wood window box . When we were in Hawaii last summer, we went to this little town called Paia in Maui. It wears a true hippy vibe, with patchwork buildings, tall looming rustic trees, with plenty of dreadlocks and bare toes for good measure. So when I whipped […]

Funky Junk’s best DIY of 2015 – then and now

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Well junkers, this is a good time to look over the entire year in one big scroll. So what went down in 2015? Ohhh…. well… I purged, painted, collected old wood, made cool stuff with old wood, organized better, created more storage. Then I saw a little more of the world, then came back home […]

Motivation through pressure washing the patio

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I think it’s safe to say, some days it’s just really hard to get fired up about doing stuff. Upon doing a sweep with my eyes in every possible direction, undone things can feel like too much.  Unfortunately, in these cases, it’s a matter of getting out of the chair, and forcing myself. How spoiled […]